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The Senior Citizens Heritage Learning Initiative

Henrik Zipsane

Henrik Zipsane

This paper, by Henrik Zipsane, is a continuation of the cultural policy and literacy collaboration with PASCAL .

Henrik Zipsane is CEO of the Jamtli Foundation (a large museum and heritage organization in central Sweden since 2001 (www.jamtli.com), and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity since 2005 (www.nckultur.org) — an R&D organization for learning through heritage engagement. Currently, he is the deputy director of the EMA and will be the managing director by January 2019.

Henrik Zipsane is guest professor in heritage learning and regional development at Linköping University since 2010 and associate of Pascal Observatory since 2007 as well as associate of European Expert Network on Culture and was appointed expert on culture and adult education 2011 by the European Commission. He is the president of the Association of European Open Air Museums since 2017.

Since 2014 Henrik Zipsane is expert and jury member in the European Museum Academy and from 2017 he is by the Swedish Council of Higher Education appointed expert for assessment of EU applications in the Erasmus Plus programme. Henrik Zipsane holds a master’s degree in history from University of Copenhagen 1985 and a PhD degree in education and history from The Danish University of Education 1996.

Henrik Zipsane has published academic studies on collective learning processes, immigration history and in recent years primarily on heritage learning applied on issues such as early school leavers, the ageing population, nontraditional creative partnerships and instrumental heritage.

Have a nice reading! The Senior Citizens Heritage Learning Initiative

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